Wincanton has secured a three-year contract renewal with home improvement retailer Wickes to provide efficient home delivery of Hiab items to customers across the UK. The contract renewal will see Wincanton continue to deliver Wickes’ heavier items, such as sandbags and plasterboard, to homes and trade customers using its own fleet and sub-contractors via a planning system developed in conjunction with Wickes. Wincanton will continue to oversee the management of the vehicles and drivers across the UK, aiming to make […]
Hermes Parcelnet pays its suppliers more quickly than any other company in the Motor Transport Top 100 top 10, an MT analysis has found.
Wincanton has secured two new distribution contracts: a five-year deal with military equipment supplier General Dynamics UK and a three-year contract renewal with Adidas.
UK logistics is pretty much a private, and foreign, affair. The operators sitting at the top of the MT Top 100 are German, Swiss, Dutch , French and American. Looking at UK-based firms, very few sit on the London Stock Exchange (LSE). The number of UK logistics firms turning to the City as a means of investment has dwindled, ever since the Malcolm Group withdrew its listing in 2005. Last month Autologic was struck of the list after fellow publicly-listed […]